Grumpy Monk | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Grumpy MonkGrumpy Monk
718 Ratings
Grumpy MonkGrumpy Monk

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by jzeilinger on 04-15-2012

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Golden yellow with a hazy appearance. Great lacing and good foam.

Smell: Very grapes and yeast with a hint of sour orange and banana.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Head is sour grapes (no pun intended). Some bitter pine in the finish. Excellent saison/IPA flavors overall. Mouthfeel sizzles with active carbonation and yeast, but thins out in the end.

Overall: Extremely enjoyable Belgian IPA.

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Tastes of oversweet banana, booze, sweet bread, and a small amount of orange/lemon hops. So much of a banana/bread tendency that it did not meet my expectations of a Belgium IPA. Moutfeel is light-moderate with moderate carbonation.

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Grumpy Monk from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 718 ratings
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